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Globalization vs. Traditional Religion

Religious leaders interested in maintaining a vibrant flock would do well to adapt their message to this snowballing trend of globalization, which they cannot fight.
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Ordinary Britons are comfortable with Christianity. Teachers and government aren't, though. – Telegraph Blogs

Ordinary Britons are comfortable with Christianity. Teachers and government aren't, though. – Telegraph Blogs | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Here's a survey that I hope David Cameron and George Osborne will digest, before going into battle to force the gay marriage law through. Oxford University has asked 1,800 people whether they want the majority religion taught in schools.
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CNS STORY: Vatican says it will promote religious liberty in Saudi-backed center

CNS STORY: Vatican says it will promote religious liberty in Saudi-backed center | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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'Keep church out of politics' - iAfrica.com

'Keep church out of politics' - iAfrica.com | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
iAfrica.com'Keep church out of politics'iAfrica.com"The church should be kept out of politics." He said ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema had his congregation praying for him and that President Jacob Zuma also used religion in politics.
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Domingo on the Dworkinian Approach to Religious Freedom ...

Domingo on the Dworkinian Approach to Religious Freedom ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
According to Ronald Dworkin, the right to freedom of religion is a mere implication of a more general right … Continue reading → ... CENTER FOR LAW AND RELIGION FORUM. at St. John's University School of Law.
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Egypt: Morsy Decree Undermines Rule of Law | Human Rights Watch

Egypt: Morsy Decree Undermines Rule of Law | Human Rights Watch | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
(London) – President Mohamed Morsy’s Constitutional Declaration granting his decrees and laws immunity from judicial review even if they violate human rights until mid-2013 undermines the rule of law in Egypt.
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Lecture on Christians in the Middle East | CENTER FOR LAW AND ...

Lecture on Christians in the Middle East | CENTER FOR LAW AND ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
This entry was posted in Mark L. Movsesian, Scholarship Roundup and tagged Christians, Comparative Law and Religion, Lectures, Religion in the Middle East, Religious Freedom, Religious Liberty, Religious Minorities.
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'Catholic vote is for RH' - Philippine Star

'Catholic vote is for RH' - Philippine Star | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Manila Standard Today'Catholic vote is for RH'Philippine StarThat is a state law. In the separation of church and state, the state should not favor any particular religion or denomination.
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Religion and politics according to Roger Williams: A Thanksgiving ...

Thanksgiving is unique in the American sequence of major holidays. It is rooted in one of the nation's primary historical eras and expresses one of America's foundational narratives. It combines religious, political, and cultural ...
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Religion and Politics in Kentucky Schools - Kentucky Equality ...

Religion and Politics in Kentucky Schools - Kentucky Equality ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Religion and Politics in Kentucky Schools. Even after an apology and a reprimand, Kentucky Equality Federation's Southern Kentucky Regional Management today condemned the actions of a Southern Kentucky educator.
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Public Reason · Brettschneider Reading Group: Chapter 5, Religious Freedom and the Reasons for Rights

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Perception of discrimination based on religion & belief : France and Belgium the worst pupils

Perception of discrimination based on religion & belief : France and Belgium the worst pupils | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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Merkel dabbles in risky business: religion

As elections loom in Germany, the chancellor pushes boundaries on faith in public life.
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Draft Law # 10221: the end to religious freedom in Ukraine?

Draft Law # 10221: the end to religious freedom in Ukraine? | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Parliament of Ukraine adopted in its second reading a draft law # 10221 with serious amendments to the Law on Freedom of Conscience and Religious Organizations.
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47% of Countries have laws against blasphemy, apostasy or defamation of religion

A new analysis * by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life points out that several recent incidents have drawn international attention to laws and policies prohibiting blasphemy...
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UKAEL Annual Lecture 2012 – Proportionality: the way ahead ...

European Court of Human Rights. Proportionality in the ECtHR in Strasbourg is evident because of the emphasis in the case law on striking a fair balance. This is even evident in the qualified limbs of certain of the Convention ...
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Atheists can be jailed in Kentucky for not acknowledging God

American Atheists have submitted a petition to the U.S.
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Podcast: Shirley Williams, Clifford Longley on politics and religion on Independent Catholic News

Podcast: Shirley Williams, Clifford Longley on politics and religion on Independent Catholic News | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Shirley Williams and Clifford Longley took part in a discussion on the subject of: 'Does politics still need religion' in the Back to Faith Series at the Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre in Westminster last Wednesday, 21 November.
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Obama 'drone-warfare rulebook' condemned by human rights groups

Obama 'drone-warfare rulebook' condemned by human rights groups | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Human-rights groups and peace groups opposed to the CIA-operated targeted-killing programme, which remains officially classified, said the administration had already rejected international law in pursuing its drone ...
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Obamacare vs religious freedom, round 2 - Human Events

Obamacare vs religious freedom, round 2 - Human Events | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Boston GlobeObamacare vs religious freedom, round 2Human EventsThe law grants conscience waivers to explicitly religious institutions, such as houses of worship, but not to business enterprises run by devoutly religious people.
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Obama Drafts Drone Rulebook to Codify Kill List Process - The New American

Obama Drafts Drone Rulebook to Codify Kill List Process - The New American | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
Obama Drafts Drone Rulebook to Codify Kill List ProcessThe New AmericanApart from Holder's effort to justify the unjustifiable killing of thousands by drone without hint of due process, it is shocking to the conscience that such a rulebook doesn't...
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European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland | Center for Reproductive Rights

European Court of Human Rights Issues Judgment in Z v. Poland | Center for Reproductive Rights | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
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US: Human Rights Commission backs pride organisers over t-shirt ...

US: Human Rights Commission backs pride organisers over t-shirt ... | Law and Religion | Scoop.it
The Human Rights Commission in Lexington, Kentucky has sided with organisers of a gay pride event, who were refused service by a Christian t-shirt printing company, because of its religious beliefs. ...
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